Fred P. Benjamin, FACHE
Lexington Health Network
Mr. Benjamin has served as the Company's Chief Operating Officer since May, 2009. His 30-year career includes senior management roles in skilled and sub-acute care, hospitals and other for-profit and not-for-profit ventures. Medicalodges, Inc. is a regional provider of skilled care, assisted living, home care and services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, operating at more than 30 locations in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
He was the Founder and served as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Boulevard Healthcare, a $90 million investor-funded, skilled-care, sub-acute and rehab provider with 13 facilities, 2200 beds and including management company, therapy and rehabilitation services, where he implemented a unique, sub-acute and complex medical care vision, utilizing clinical units in skilled facilities to partner with physicians and hospitals.
Mr. Benjamin was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Medicine of Chicago. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He was appointed by successive Governors of the State of Illinois to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board and appointed by Illinois Attorney General to serve on his Nursing Home Advisory Committee. He has served on the Boards of many healthcare organizations. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Kansas Health Care Association, the leading provider advocacy group for seniors in Kansas. In 2013, on behalf of the American Health Care Association, he testified before the US House of Representatives and the Senate Judiciary Committee on Immigration Reform. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Sunflower State Health Plan.
University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Master of Business Administration, MBA
University of Illinois School of Public Health, Master of Public Health, MPH
Number of Children: 2
Email Address: Fred.Benjamin@lexingtonhealth.com
Company Description: America's first 100% Employee owned Skilled Nursing company, Medicalodges offer a continuum of health care options which include independent living, skilled nursing home care, rehabilitation, assisted living, specialized care, outpatient therapies, adult day care, in-home services, as well as services and living assistance to those with developmental disabilities. Today, the company owns and operates over 30 facilities and operations in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and employs over 2000 people in the communities it serves.
Provider Type: Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities, Residential Care, and ICFs/IID
Provider Status: For Profit
Number of Nursing Facilities: 25
Number of Assisted Living Facilities: 4
Total Number of Beds/Units: 3000
States Operating In: KS, MO, OK
PAC donor level: Diamond
Tuesday, October 9
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